Women's race has Amanda Eccleston, Morgan Uceny, Nicole Tully, Heather Kampf, Cory McGee.
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Uceny just beat out Canada's Nicole Sifuentes by .03. NJ-NY Track Club's Colby Alexander won the men's race in 3:37.32.
Heather Kampf, Gabe Grunewald, Morgan Uceny also in the field.
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Knight was 2nd behind Chris O'Hare (3:56.00) as Syracuse put three guys sub-4.
*Full Results Abbey D'Agostino dominated the mile in 4:31.50. Morgan Uceny won the 3000 in 9:03.87 while Speed River's Taylor Milne took the men's race in 7:52.78.
Women's field has Morgan Uceny, Erin Donohue and Emily Lipari. Men's lead by Cory Leslie, Craig Forys, Ford Palmer.
Uceny is a three-time champ. Chris O'Hare leads the men's field.
Among the athletes getting $7,000 are Alysia Montano, Morgan Uceny, and Chanelle Price. Maggie Vessey and others are getting $4,000. Of the $374,000, $170,000 was announced separately yesterday for throwers.
Women's mile has Shannon Rowbury, Morgan Uceny, and Heather Kampf while the men's race is lead by Leo Manzano and Will Leer.
Other big names already announced for the meet include Leo Manzano, Shannon Rowbury, Morgan Uceny and Geena Gall.
Willard is finally healthy and training consistently again after barely racing in 2014 and not at all in 2013. At one point she almost quit saying, "I just got to the end of my rope and said, 'What the f–- am I doing? Why are you doing this to yourself? You’re 30 years old, you have an Ivy League diploma, no one’s going to think poorly of you. This is your time right now, where you need to have an awakening. Are you done? Do you want to quit?'"
With the BAA and New Balance both forming elite teams and with athletes like Morgan Uceny and Abbey D'Agostino and coaches like Terrence Mahon and Mark Coogan, Boston is looking a lot more like the day of Bill Rodgers and Joan Benoit Samuelson.
Willis has organized a great event as he faces Nate Brannen, Garrett Heath and Cory Leslie in the men's mile. Women's 800 has Ajee Wilson, Morgan Uceny and Kate Grace.
Genzebe Dibaba ran 4:28 to beat Morgan Uceny's 4:29 in the mile. Mike Rodgers won the 100 in 9.91 as 38-year old Kim Collins set a NR with 9.96. Lots more good sprint/field action as well with Derek Drouin (HJ), Renaud Lavillenie (PV), Fabiana Murer (PV) winning over other big names.
There are some really good races with Genzebe Dibaba in the mile against Morgan Uceny, Cory McGee and Gabe Grunewald. Bernard Lagat faces Emmanuel Bett, Donn Cabral, Garrett Heath and more in the 2-mile. A ton of good sprint/field action as well including Jenn Suhr in the PV, Brianna Rollins vs Sally Pearson in the 100H, 100 with Nesta Carter, Mike Rodgers, Kim Collins and Chijindu Ujah. Aries Merritt vs David Oliver in the 110H and Carmelita Jeter, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Allyson Felix in women's 100. *Full Startlists
USA swept the top 6 places with Latavia Thomas, Kate Grace and Morgan Uceny 3-6. Kenya's Anthony Chemut won the 1000 in 2:18.20 as Ryan Gregson was 4th. Dorian Ulrey was the top American in 9th (2:19.69) as Elijah Greer was 10th, Erik Sowinski 12th, Mac Fleet 14th (2:21.18).
She says she's was still very tentative in all her races last year as she was afraid of falling again.